history meme | three/ten moments | the trial and execution of jeanne d’arc
joan of arc, nicknamed “the maid of orléans”, is a folk heroine of france and a roman catholic saint. she was born a peasant girl in what is now eastern france. claiming divine guidance, she led the french army to several important victories during the hundred years’ war, which paved the way for the coronation of charles vii of france. she was captured by the burgundians, transferred to the english in exchange for money, put on trial by the pro-english bishop of beauvais pierre cauchon for charges of “insubordination and heterodoxy”, and was burned at the stake for heresy when she was 19 years old. [read more]
Miss Mills, do you think I look out of place in this century?
It was very difficult to be Patsey, and it was very difficult to leave her alone at the end of the day. I don’t think it was ever possible for me to leave her completely on the set. But it was a privilege to be in that place of grief, it was hard, but I just felt so privileged to do it because, at the end of the day, my discomfort and my unease were temporary, and hers was not. And so always remembering that this was true for someone, and I have the privilege of just doing it in an imaginary world …
aww thank you nat dear! thanks to the lovely erica as well who sent me this also! c: now, to the five things.